Dan Young Joins Hiscock & Barclay Affiliate, Empire Advocates.
Daniel P. Young has joined Empire Advocates, a subsidiary of Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, as Senior Business Advisor.
Empire Advocates offers non-legal consulting services involving governmental relations, public relations, and lobbying for clients in the energy, telecommunications, healthcare, construction, high tech manufacturing, higher education and food & beverage industries operating in New York.
At Empire Advocates, Young will focus on helping upstate New York companies grow and continue their success by providing business development and government relations consulting services.
Oil & Gas Presentations
Yvonne Hennessey presents on Shale Development and Aggregation of Air Emissions.
Hiscock & Barclay partner Hiscock & Barclay partner Yvonne E. Hennessey presented on “Shale Development: A Comparison of How States Are Regulating Hydraulic Fracturing” at the 20th Annual Meeting of the North Atlantic Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) on June 12, 2014 in Amherst, Massachusetts.
On June 25th, Yvonne also presented a one-hour webinar, “Aggregation of Air Emissions for the Oil & Gas Industry – What Does Adjacency Really Mean?” that covered this hot topic for the oil and gas industry which continues to be a moving target as exemplified by a recent key federal appeals court decision. The presentation provides an overview of the issue and includes a detailed look at how aggregation is being addressed in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and how it may be handled in New York.
Hiscock & Barclay's Michael Sciotti to present at seminar on EEO-1 Survey Compliance.
Hiscock & Barclay partner Michael J. Sciotti will present at the GKG University Seminar on EEO-1 Survey Compliance on Wednesday, July 23 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm in New Hartford, NY. The seminar will review: (1) Which employers are required to file an EEO-1; (2) How to file an EEO-1; (3) When to file an EEO-1; (4) Where to file an EEO-1; and (5) General filing requirements. Click here to register for this seminar.
Making the Rankings
Chambers ranks Hiscock & Barclay's Energy Practice.
Hiscock & Barclay has been ranked among the best firms in “Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market: New York’ by London-based Chambers & Partners. And for the third time, Chambers singled out two Hiscock & Barclay attorneys for individual mention.
Awards & Recognition
Hiscock & Barclay attorney recognized with award for pro bono services.
Sanjeev Devabhakthuni, an associate in Hiscock & Barclay’s Rochester office, has been selected as one of the recipients of the Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County’s William E. McKnight Volunteer Service Award. Devabhakthuni, a member of the firm’s Torts & Products Liability Defense, Insurance Coverage & Regulation, and Professional Liability Practice Areas, was presented with the award on May 1 at the Annual Law Day Luncheon hosted by the Monroe County Bar Association. The McKnight Award was established in 1986 in honor of Bill McKnight and is given to volunteer attorneys whose pro bono services reflect the commitment to equal justice that Bill McKnight’s life and work exemplified.
Making the Best Firms List
Hiscock & Barclay listed as among Best Law Firms by U.S. News - Best Lawyers
Hiscock & Barclay has been named a Tier 1 metropolitan “Best Law Firm” in practice areas across its upstate New York offices. More than 12,000 attorneys provided over 330,000 law firm assessments, and almost 7,000 clients provided close to 20,000 evaluations for the survey.